Thursday, October 30, 2014

How to Pass the NCIDQ: Part 5


Today I've comprised all the acronyms I collected throughout my studies. 


  • GA: Gypsum Association
  • ASTM: American Society Testing & Materials
  • NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
  • ANSI: American National Standards Institute
  • ASHRAE: American Society Heat, Refridgeration, AC, Engineer
  • IES: Illuminating Engineer Society
  • TCNA: Tile Council of North America
  • NRTL: Nationally Recognized Testing Labratory
  • OSHA: Occupational Safety Health Administration 
  • UL: Underwriters Labratory
  • CPSC: Consume Product Safety Commission
  • LFC: Life Safety Code
  • LEED: Leadership Energy Environmental Design
  • GBI: Green Building Initiative
  • NAHB: National Association Home Builders
  • Energy*: Energy Star by EPA
  • EPA: Energy Protection Association
  • CHPS: Collaborative of High Performance Schools (California)
  • BRE: Building Research Establishment
  • BIFMA: Building Institutional Furniture Manufacturing Association
  • RFCI: Resilient Floor Covering Institute
  • FSC: Forest Stewardship Council
  • GL: Green Label 
  • MTS: Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability
  • ISO 1400: International Organization for Standardization
  • C2C: Cradle to Cradle
  • SCC: Scientific Certification System
  • SFI: Sustainability Forestry Initiative
  • AHJ: Authority Having Jurisdiction
  • NRC: Noise Reduction Coefficient
  • SRA: Speech Range Absorption
  • CAC: Ceiling Attenuation Class
  • AC: Articulation Class
  • AI: Articulation Index
  • ILD: Indention Loud Deflection
  • IFD: Inedntional Force Deflection
  • MSDS: Material Safety Data Sheet
  • AWS: Architectural Woodwork Standards
  • AWI: Architectural Woodwork Institute
  • WI: Woodwork Institute
  • AWMAC: Architectural Woodwork Manufacturing Association of Canada
  • ASAE: American Society of Associations Executives

Those that I saw most frequently come up are bolded. 



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